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Russia will limit the railway connection with China

Russia will limit the railway connection with China
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Due to the outbreak of coronavirus in China, the Russian authorities decided to limit the railway connection with China. By decision of the operational headquarters for the control and prevention of the importation and spread of new infections from zero hours from Thursday to Friday, January 31, trains will only move on the route Moscow - Beijing - Moscow.

According to Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova, the federal authorities will take a decision to limit flights to the PRC no later than Friday. Within two days, the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will assess the situation in terms of the number of Russian citizens returning to their homeland.

In addition, universities will be offered to extend their vacations for students from China, and in five regions of the Far Eastern Federal District they will extend the closure of border crossing points on the Chinese border until March 1: in the Amur Region, Jewish Autonomous Okrug, Transbaikalia, Primorye and Khabarovsk Territory.

 

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